Reported Annual Crime In St. Joseph

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Joseph/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime130n/a (estimate)1,5712,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Joseph/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape7n/a84.670.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.065.198.0
Assault10n/a120.8308.5248.9
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)205450394
Burglary9n/a108.7357.8430.4
Theft100n/a1,208.31,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a48.3196.5237.4
Property crime113n/a (estimate)1,3651,8002,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in St. Joseph, MI. All reported St. Joseph, MI crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the St. Joseph, MI overall crime rate is 30% lower than in comparison to the Michigan average; and is also 43% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in St. Joseph, MI, the rate is 54% lower than compared to the Michigan average, and 48% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, St. Joseph, MI comes in at 24% lower than to the average seen in Michigan, and 42% lower than the overall national average.
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The St. Joseph crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in St. Joseph as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The St. Joseph crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Joseph is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.3 daily crimes that occur in St. Joseph.
  • St. Joseph is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Joseph you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Joseph has decreased by 37%.

Compare St. Joseph, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In St. Joseph (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in St. Joseph, MI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Michigan and on a national scale. In St. Joseph, MI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.43 times less than the Michigan average and 1.75 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in St. Joseph, MI is 2.19 times less than the Michigan average and 1.92 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, St. Joseph, MI has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.32 times less than the Michigan average and 1.73 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is St. Joseph (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of St. Joseph, MI compared to every other city in Michigan as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that St. Joseph, MI ranks safer than 57% of every city located within Michigan along with 58% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Michigan and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than St. Joseph, MI. As a result, St. Joseph, MI is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Joseph

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Joseph is 1 in 487
The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Joseph is 1 in 74
The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Joseph is 1 in 64
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in St. Joseph, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In St. Joseph, MI you have a 1 in 487 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Joseph, MI.

Year Over Year Crime In St. Joseph (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in St. Joseph, MI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in St. Joseph, MI has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in St. Joseph, MI has decreased by 41% year over year. Summing up the numbers, St. Joseph, MI has decreased by 37% with regards to total crimes year over year.

St. Joseph police department

ItemSt. JosephMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1910,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.13.3
There are a total of 19 St. Joseph police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.7% greater than the Michigan average and 30.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stevensville, MI1,235148592740
Lake Michigan Beach, MI1,173168671839
Berrien Springs, MI1,370184736920
Paw Paw Lake, MI3,725189755944
Coloma, MI1,672198792990
Shoreham, MI9182581,0301,288
Bridgman, MI2,2204019351,335
St. Joseph, MI8,3072051,3651,571

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gig Harbor, WA8,3072005,3405,540
Somers, WI8,3092611,4751,735
Doylestown, PA8,305110579688
Smithfield, VA8,3042711,0831,354
Ahuimanu, HI8,3121822,0492,231
St. Joseph, MI8,3072051,3651,571
Source: The St. Joseph, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.
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